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Cancer Sucks

There’s a guy on a message board I read. He has advanced prostate cancer, and is on his second or third bout with the disease. It just keeps coming back. And this time, it’s not only come back, but it’s … Continue reading

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Flutterings #13

Yes, I am aware of what yesterday was. No, I didn’t post anything about it. Why? Because I think this yearly ripping off of the scab is damaging to our national psyche. Not to mention, I don’t like what that … Continue reading

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When the Side Effects Are Worse Than the Ailment

The Lupron may have started kicking in with a vengeance yesterday – so far, my only recurring, regular side effect has been daily headaches – because yesterday afternoon found me sitting on the sofa with these hiccupping sobs emanating from … Continue reading

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of course, gay priests are the problem

I was reading this article at CNN this morning about the ongoing child sexual abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church. Bishop Wilton D. Gregory, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, blamed part of the problem on “gay … Continue reading

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